Gender: Female Pronunciation: EE-dun Meaning of Idun: "ever young" Origin of Idun: Norse

Idun Origin and Meaning

The name Idun is a girl's name meaning "ever young".

Idun is a modern transcription of Iðunn, the name of the goddess of apples — possibly representing fertility — and youth in Norse mythology. The similarity in pronunciation to Eden could add some points in favor of Idun or perhaps add some confusion.

Idun is related to the name Idony, which may have more appeal in the US.

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Dai Says:


Idun comes from the name Ydun and means "youth" and "strength". It's a Norse girls name.
Ydun was the Nordic goddess of youth and possibly also strenght, because she had those apples from a tree she guarded, and she gave the apples to the askguardian so that they granted them youth and strength.